FusionNews for the week of 9/25: A weekly roundup of community news.

by ShannonMcGarry 5 years ago 2 min read



From the Fusion 360 Team


TIP – Fusion to Web Live Review

Take a look at how the new live review feature from the September update works.


TIP – Quick Tip: Why Use Selection Sets

Learn why you would want to create selection sets and use them in your design.


TIP – Drawing Special Symbols

Here’s a quick tip on the use of special strings of characters for common drawing symbols.


TIP – Parametric Geneva Drive in Fusion 360

Check out this in-depth video tip on using parameter driver designs.


WEBINAR RECORDING – Shape it Up! Learn How to Create Solid Form Models Using Fusion 360

Learn tips-and-tricks that will help take your Sculpting skills to the next level.


CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT – Piecemaker Brings 3D Printing to the Masses

Hear how Piecemaker is brining 3D printing to the masses with the help of Fusion 360.




CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT – The Bike Project aims to design the world’s first DIY 3D printed bicycle

Learn more about this project and Stef de Groot and Paul Medeiros have gone about the design process.




LIVE EVENT – LA Design & Manufacturing Innovation Partnership Conference

In the LA area? Get information about successfully designing, prototyping and manufacturing products in the greater Los Angeles area and hear from Autodesk on the “The Future of Making Things” on 10/2 at 1 pm.




ONLINE EVENT – Creating Finished Concept Models in Fusion 360

Learn how Fusion 360 can be used not only for rapid prototyping and concept design but for creating finished concept models using both the Sculpting and Modeling modes on October 6th at 1 pm PDT.


ONLINE EVENT – 3D Printing with Fusion 360

Learn how to quickly created models with Fusion 360 for dual color 3D printing on October 20th at 1 pm PDT.


Gallery Spotlights

We love to see what you are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion community on the Gallery.


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Lego Forklift Truck by Johannes Tretbar               Wristwatch by Serg Kap                Cylinder Steam Engine by Daniel Pyrek




Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 IdeaStation

We take your suggestions very seriously as they help to shape Fusion 360, so please share your ideas and vote for new features / enhancements you would like to see.


Here are a few popular ones from this week. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!


Project files permanently on local storage

Request to have the ability to mark important projects for permanent local storage.


Make “Capture Postion” the default when creating joints between components

Request to make “Capture position” the default option.


Clean-up old versions after F360 update

Request to have older versions of Fusion automatically removed after an update is pushed live.


Have a story to share? We would love to hear more about you and how you’re using Fusion 360! Shoot me an email at shannon.mcgarry@autodesk.com


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